La taxe digitale est mauvaise pour les consommateurs

Le Royaume-Uni a annoncé pendant le Forum économique mondial à Davos qu’elle va introduire une taxe digitale. Depuis trois ans, l’Union européenne discute d’une proposition similaire pour le reste du continent. Les États-Unis soulèvent la question de l’équité au niveau des échanges commerciaux, et le Grand-Duché propose de trouver une solution à l’échelle de l’OCDE. […]

In Europe, carbon taxes are the new mercantilism

The European Union (EU) has found a 21st century way of imposing Trump-style import tariffs, and it’s bad for everyone. The EU just got a brand new executive on the lead of its first female president, former German Defense Minister Ursula Von der Leyen.

[Reportage] Christophe Hansen huet Bedenke bei neier Klima-Mesure, bedauert Tilly Metz Vote

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert an ass den 10. Januar iwwerdroe ginn. D’Weltklimakonferenz COP25 zu Madrid hat wéineg opweises wat nei Mesuren ugeet, an och innerhalb vun der Europäescher Unioun, a souguer bei de Lëtzebuerger Europadeputéierten ginn et Differenzen.   De Lëtzebuerger Europadeputéierten Christophe Hansen huet mat enger Delegatioun un der COP25 […]

The European Green Deal is every bit as bad as expected

The European Green Deal is set to become a nightmare for industry and consumers. The European Commission has unveiled its “European Green Deal,” after taking hints on denomination from its American counterpart, the “Green New Deal.” While the legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress remains fiction under a Republican executive and Senate, the Brussels initiative […]

What high-tax Europe really looks like

A new report outlines how intrusive Europe’s high taxes are on the work life of its citizens. Is this what Americans want? Calls for Taxing the Rich Are Everywhere Promises are mounting in the Democratic Party’s primary debates as contenders try to outbid one another on free health care, free public education, or, in the […]

Luxembourg is right about tax ruling court cases

The European Commission is cracking down on tax advantages of individual member states. This will undermine the competitiveness of the entire continent. Margrethe Vestager will be confirmed in her place as Commissioner for Competition of the European Union. In the last five years, the Danish politician has put forward a legal theory, suggesting that tax […]

Les régimes fiscaux particuliers dans le 10e Homme

Chers lecteurs, Comme je vous avais annoncé au mois d’avril, je contribue une fois par mois à la newsletter “10ème Homme”, produit par Vauban Editions en Suisse. Au mois de septembre, ma lettre (et ma vidéo) vous parlaient du “lobbying pour la santé pas très crédible”, et en quoi des organisations non-gouvernementales profitent de la […]

Make planes more efficient… by using them!

Growing up, I lived next to an airport. It isn’t an airport that does connecting flights, nor does it allow for night flights. However, arrivals and departures are audible, and during the occasional military airplane test run, the windows tend to vibrate accordingly. Both my parents and I recognize that things have changed over the […]